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Intro to Encaustic Wax Painting

Introduction to Encaustic Wax Painting
with Therese Cook
Special 4-Hour Workshop
LIMITED TO ONLY 8 STUDENTS

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Saturday, July 15th, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

This beginner encaustic workshop will give participants a hands on introduction to the encaustic process. Your instructor, Therese Cook, will provide a demonstration of basic technique followed by hands on studio time. You will have a chance to explore encaustic tools in a safe comfortable work environment. This workshop is ideal for anyone interested in encaustic painting.

The Workshop focuses on materials, tools, safe studio practices, collage, stencils, incising and transfer techniques. You will also have ample opportunities to experiment with techniques and create finished pieces.

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Class size limited to 8 students. No previous drawing or painting experience necessary.

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  • Safe studio set up and practices
  • Use of tools and implements
  • Encaustic materials: paints, medium, supports, collage materials, etc.
  • Encaustic techniques: paint application, layering, fusing, color mixing, creating texture, scraping/incising, collage and embedding, image transfer, masking and stencils
  • Students will leave with 2 finished pieces

No experience is necessary for this class. Most supplies will be provided. A materials list will be provided to participants after registration.

PRICE: $59 class fee encompasses 4 hours of instruction and studio time.

Age Level: 16 and up. View our class registration, cancellation, and other policies here.

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